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Racing the Antelope

What Animals Can Teach Us About Running and Life

by Bernd Heinrich

  • 74 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Ecco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physiology, Comparative,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution - Human,
  • Human Physiology,
  • Science,
  • Running,
  • Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Life Sciences - Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Nature / Wildlife,
  • Human Evolution,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Comparitive physiology,
  • Evolution

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9230720M
    ISBN 100060199210
    ISBN 109780060199210

    In his book Why We Run: A Natural History (originally titled "Racing the Antelope"), Heinrich reflected on the sport of running as a scientist, and recounted his performance in the kilometer race that ushered in his ultra-marathon career. “BORN TO RUN In his book Racing the Antelope: What Animals Can Teach Us about Running and Life, biologist Bernd Heinrich describes the human species as an endurance predator. The genes that govern our bodies today evolved hundreds of thousands of years ago, when we were in constant motion, either foraging for food or chasing antelope for Cited by:

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Racing the Antelope by Bernd Heinrich Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Racing the Antelope, Heinrich applies his characteristic blend of scientific inquiry and philosophical musing to a deft exploration of the human desire--even need--to run. His rich prose reveals what endurance athletes can learn about the body and the spirit from other athletes in the animal kingdom/5(15).

The second book I have read by Bernd Heinrich, "Racing the Antelope" was more interesting to me as a runner than "Winter World". Bernd Heinrich writes about his many experience with running, culminating in his account of his impressive Racing the Antelope book record and quite possibly world record setting K race/5.

Buy Racing the Antelope: What Animals Can Teach Us About Running and Life on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders/5(15). Then he turns his attention to specific animals and how they contend with economizing their energy: the power outputs of antelope, the prodigious aerobic pacing of frogs, why a camel protects itself from the sun, the smooth and efficient stride of the : Bernd Heinrich.

Racing the Antelope"The human experience is populated by dreams and aspirations. For me, the animal totem of these dreams is the antelope, swift, strong, and elusive.

we chase after antelope, and sometimes we catch them. Often we dont. But why do we bother. I think it is because without dream antelopes to chase we become what a lapdog is to a wolf.5/5(5). Racing The Antelope is a unique look at an area of science not commonly considered. I found it interesting and well-written/5.

Get this from a library. Racing the antelope: what animals can teach us about running and life. [Bernd Heinrich] -- Examines the physical abilities of various animals, from the sprinting of frogs to the endurance of birds and camels, and discusses what human runners can learn from them--and from running itself.

Racing the antelope seems to be a pure folly. Why even try to outrun an animal that can eclipse even the fastest human being alive. Racing the Antelope is one of the finest books on running I have ever read. Heinrich draws us in with his anecdotes as an ultramarathoner and enriches us with his deatiled knowledge of biology and physiology/5(15).

As with most races, there was much more to the story than just a runner clocking a fast time. One learns just how much more in the book Racing the Antelope, a semi-auto biographical account of Henrich’s life, and more specifically, that km in Much of Heinrich professional life has been devoted to the study of zoology and animal life.

"At once lyrical and scientific, Racing the Antelope melds a unique blend of biology, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy with Heinrich's passion for running to discover how and why we run."--Jacket. Buy Racing the Antelope: What Animals Can Teach Us about Running and Life 1 by Heinrich, Bernd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(8). Part running book, part biology text, Racing the Antelope does not easily fit into any preexisting category. Heinrich, both an accomplished biologist and ultrarunner, has attempted to. Bernd Heinrich Natural Sciences set: Racing the Antelope, Mind of the Raven, One Man's Owl (abridged/revised edition) Paperback – January 1, by Bernd Heinrich (Author)Author: Bernd Heinrich.

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Racing the Antelope: What Animals Can Teach Us about Running and Life by Bernd Heinrich, PhD Be the first to review this item Record breaking runner Heinrich trained by observing how animals are built for stamina and speed.

Racing the Antelope What Animals Can Teach Us About Running and Life Bernd Heinrich Books Download As PDF: Racing the Antel. Racing the Antelope. Why We Run: A Natural History was originally released as Racing The Antelope, What Animals Can Teach Us about Running and Ourselves. The title was changed due to a complaint from Sean Gibbon, author of Run Like the Antelope, a book about the rock band Phish.

In order to distinguish his work from that work, Heinrich and his editor Daniel Halpern switched. Racing the Antelope: What Animals Can Teach Us About Running and Life by Bernd Heinrich; Swoosh: The Unauthorized Story of Nike and the Men Who Played There by Julie Strasser and Laurie Becklund Run Like a Mother: How to Get Moving–and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity by Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen SheaAuthor: Andi Miller.Running After Antelope Stories of people engaged in a battle with nature — a battle they don't stand much chance of winning.

Most of the show is Scott Carrier's story of trying for twelve years to chase down and catch an antelope by foot.